Jean-Pierre Dionnet

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Jean-Pierre Dionnet (French: [djɔnɛ]; born 25 November 1947) is a French comics writer and TV presenter. He has also worked as an editor-in-chief (in 'Métal Hurlant), journalist, editor, producer/distributor of films and blogger.

He was the co-founder of the comics magazine Métal Hurlant in 1974. His works include Exterminateur 17, with art by Enki Bilal.


Jean-Pierre Dionnet was born on 25 November 1947 in Paris, and at that time there was still rationing, so he spent the first five years in the Creuse.[clarification needed] He fell behind in school and focused solely on his goal of working in comics. While pursuing his dream of becoming a comics writer, he worked as a broker on the weekend, and he was also a bookstore clerk in the first rendition of Futuropolis. In the year of 1968, Jean-Pierre Dionnet began working for Pilote where he wrote scripts for Jean Solé, Yves Got, Philippe Druillet, Moebius, Annie Goetzinger, and Enki Bilal.[1]


  1. ^ "Biography". Humano. Retrieved 19 January 2013.